A man in this country illegally who lives in Union City and charged with child molesting has taken a plea deal. 25-year-old Jesus Velasquez plead guilty to battery and received a 30 month prison sentence and given credit for time served. Velasquez is then being deported because he is not a U.S. citizen.
In Portland, a 17-year-old boy convicted of rape will spend two years in prison. Izaha Baker was charged in August for an assault on June first last year. He plead guilty in December after a plea deal with prosecutors. The judge accepted the deal which suspended seven years of the original nine-year sentence. Instead, Baker […]
The Delaware Sheriff’s Department says a suspect who’d rather spend time in the hospital than in jail jumped off a second-story landing in his cell block, landing hard on the concrete below. The man, 23-year-old Jesse Springman was taken to the hospital for treatment of a spine fracture, but won’t stay for long. He’s being […]
After about a decade of work, Muncie’s quiet zone plan goes into effect Friday night at Midnight. The idea to lessen train horns to benefit downtown residents and a new Courtyard hotel came to reality after million of dollars was spend by the railroad companies and the city to close certain crossings to vehicle traffic […]
A 22-year-old Anderson man is charged with attempted murder after being accused of shooting a Muncie man. Dvante Strong is in the Delaware County jail with $55,000 bail. Muncie police say the victim found Strong outside his mother’s home near Second and Elm streets last night and began to fight. The victim told police Strong […]
A Knightstown man was arrested after he allegedly was seen doing cartwheels near I-70 and Indiana 109 on Sunday morning. 27-year-old Jordan Robert Bailey was arrested at a nearby convenience store. Police say he was intoxicated and spit in an officer’s face during his arrest. Bailey was charged with felony battery and misdemeanor charges. He’s […]
Three parents of Southside middle school students are being charged with felony neglect of a dependent because their kids poor school attendance during the first semester of the school year. Tommy Langham, Jr., Roberta Williamson and Misty Ann Wilson will all receive citations to appear in court and will not be arrested. The charge carries […]
The $450 million Dollar Powerball jackpot drawing will be tonight. If the winner decides on a one time payout, the winner will get a check for $275 million. No one has won the grand prize since November 17, 2015. The drawings are held twice a week.
In Yorktown, Fire Chief David Boone says the fire at the former location of El Rancho Poblano on W. Smith St. was intentionally set. The State Fire Marshal’s office continues to investigate, and says there were no utilities connected to the building at the time of the fire. Town officials say they want to have […]
A Muncie woman with previous drunk driving convictions was found passed out behind the wheel of her SUV last week. Megan Hamilton was charged with DUI, and police say her blood alcohol level was .34 percent. She was found slumped over the wheel at Indiana 3 and County Road 800-North about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. She […]